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CHOICE Inc. welcomes inquiries from qualified potential employees. Following are considerations if you would like to pursue employment at CHOICE:
- CHOICE, Inc. has programs located in Eden Prairie, Maple Grove, and Minnetonka.
- CHOICE, Inc. provides employment and education services for adults with intellectual disabilities from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM Monday through Friday. Programs focus on lifelong learning, community inclusion, job skills development, and personal enrichment. An employee’s primary responsibility is to work directly with program participants at their place of employment and on-site at the CHOICE, Inc. program facility. Employees will be required to assist people to complete work to the employer’s standards, develop and implement programs, and keep people actively involved in all aspects of CHOICE, Inc. services.
- We seek employees with college degrees in fields related to social work, psychology, education, or fine arts, health & wellness and experiences relevant to serving people with developmental disabilities. All employees must have a clean driving record and pass criminal background checks.
- Most employees start at CHOICE, Inc. working varied hours between 8:00 AM and 4:00 PM Monday through Friday (from 30 to 40 hours per week). Starting pay is $19/hour.
- CHOICE, Inc. also promotes employees’ career development with ongoing training, opportunities for growth, and internal hiring for promotions. We encourage our employees to bring their individual interests and talents to our programs for the purpose of instruction, recreation, and entertainment to benefit the people we serve.
Qualifying employees may be offered professional roles as positions become available. The job summary below is for the Direct Support Professional. This person is responsible for carrying out programs and activities that result in our participants realizing increased independence, employment, community inclusion, productivity, and self-determination.
Job Responsibilities of a Designated Coordinator Include:
- Plan and implement life-enrichment activities and programs, and actively work to engage all participants in the lesson or activity.
- Provide training, assistance, modifications, and supports to participants at their community-based jobs.
- Provide the necessary supports for participants to safely access and participate in community-based activities.
- Transport participants in company vehicles to and from their homes, CHOICE facilities, jobs, and community locations.
- Implement participant goal programs in accordance with each individual’s written Support Plan.
- Accurately record required data and information in compliance with company procedures.
- Perform medical and personal care procedures according to protocols (e.g. medication administration, first aid, toileting, lifting, transferring, and feeding).
- Maintain proper supervision ratios in accordance with licensing regulations, and ensure the safest environment possible for the individuals served at CHOICE.
- Communicate participant progress, success, input, dreams, and desires to their respective CHOICE, Inc. Designated Coordinators.
- Acquire and maintain knowledge of MN licensing Statutes Chapter 245D. Deliver services in accordance with 245D law to ensure the health, dignity, and independence of the people we serve
*Opportunities for advancement into a Case Management position may become available for employees with a college degree.
Qualifications: BA or BS preferred. Experience working with people with intellectual disabilities.
Benefits: Health, dental, life, long-term and short-term disability insurance, AD&D insurance, paid holidays and paid time off. retirement compensation available after 3 years of employment.
We are always accepting applications from qualified candidates. To apply: Send resume with cover letter to CHOICE, Inc., 7600 Executive Drive, Eden Prairie, MN 55344 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
CHOICE, Inc. does not discriminate against individuals on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry or national or ethnic origin in the administration of its employment, admissions policies or other agency-administered programs and activities.